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									    Hazard Mitigation
Councils, Forums, & Teams




     Network of State Hazard Mitigation Officers
Objectives


   Present three state models that are
    successfully organized and functioning well.
   Identify the accomplishments of various State
    Hazard Mitigation Teams.
   Discuss other state and/or local models.




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COLORADO MODEL
(FORMAL)

   Established by Executive Order
   Name: Colorado Natural Hazards Mitigation Council
   Membership
     – Appointed by Governor
     – Two Year Terms
   Major Responsibilities
     – Assess Vulnerability
     – Review Mitigation Plans
     – Develop Uniform Strategy
     – Assist in Funding
     – Prioritize Hazards and Needs

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    COLORADO MODEL

   Council Supported by Four Technical Committees
    –   Plans and Projects
    –   Building Code
    –   GIS and Mapping
    –   Public Affairs
   Six Sub-Committees on Specific Hazards
    –   Geologic Hazards
    –   Severe Weather
    –   Wildfire Mitigation
    –   Dam Safety/Warning
    –   Drought Mitigation
    –   Flood Mitigation
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COLORADO MODEL

   Accomplishments
     – Conducted Workshop
     – Updated Drought Plan
     – Completed Statewide Inventory of Rock-Fall Hazard Areas
     – Revised Emergency Preparedness Guide
     – Published Monthly Newsletters
     – Obtained Grant
     – Assisted in GIS Mapping
     – Initiated Action to Update Landslide Plan




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ILLINOIS MODEL (AD HOC)

   Evolved from Governor’s Flood Task Force of 1993
   State of Illinois Interagency Mitigation Advisory Group
   No Executive Order
   Chairperson Selected by Core Group
   Organization-Core Group
     – FEMA
     – Illinois Emergency Management Agency
     – Illinois Depart. of Commerce & Community Affairs
     – Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
     – Illinois Depart. of Natural Resources
     – American Red Cross

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    ILLINOIS MODEL

   Organization-Support Group
     – Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
     – Illinois Depart. of Insurance
     – Illinois Depart. of Agriculture
   Major Responsibilities
     – Update State Hazard Mitigation Plan
     – Develop a Comprehensive Strategy
     – Establish Policy & Oversee Mitigation Projects
     – Seek Funds
     – Prepare Periodic Reports
     – Review and Prioritize Applications

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ILLINOIS MODEL

   Accomplishments
     – Established Effective Group
     – Acquisition of Property
     – Deed Restriction for Agricultural Floodplain
     – Savings of $2 for Every $1 Spent
     – Fewer Individual Assistance Applicants
     – Development of Strategy
     – Developed and Updated Plans



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HAWAII MODEL (SEMI-FORMAL)

   Formal By-Laws
   State of Hawaii Hazard Mitigation Forum
   Chairperson Elected by Membership
   Membership (17) (Two Year Terms)
     – County Governments (4)
     – State Department of Education
     – State Department of Land & Natural Resources
     – State Depart. of Business, Econ. Dev. & Tourism (2)
     – State Department of Transportation
     – Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund
     – University of Hawaii

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HAWAII MODEL

   Membership-Cont.
     – National Weather Service
     – FEMA
     – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
     – Hawaii Volcano Obversatory
     – Hawaii Electric Company
     – Voluntary Agency Liaison to FEMA


   Ex-Officio Members



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HAWAII MODEL

   Major Responsibilities
     – Develop a Unified Strategy
     – Identify Vulnerabilities
     – Seek Funds
     – Develop Two Year Goals
     – Develop Public Awareness/Education Program
     – Recommend Policy Changes
     – Provide Reports
     – Support Project Impact Communities




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HAWAII MODEL

   ACCOMPLISHMENTS
     – Developing a Statewide Public Awareness Campaign
     – Developed a Mitigation Matrix
     – Updating State Hazard Mitigation Plan
     – Providing assistance to Project Impact Communities
     – Provide Support to Other Boards
     – Provide Special Reports to Governor and Legislature




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Other State and/or Local Models?

   Does anyone have a similar or different model
    in their state?
    –   What are some of the challenges you’ve faced?
    –   Any success stories?


   Is any local government in your state
    organizing a local council?


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Summary


   Presented three state models that are
    successfully organized and functioning well.
   Identified the accomplishments of various State
    Hazard Mitigation Teams.
   Discussed other state or local models.




             Network of State Hazard Mitigation Officers   2nd Edition

								
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